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London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
[Leicester: 1889]. Announcement of a mass meeting of textile and shoe workers in Leicester, to express solidarity with striking dock-workers during the Great London Docker's Strike of 1889. The speakers, primarily representatives of the Hosiery and Shoe trade unions (Leicester was the seat of the British shoe trade in the...
[Item #17278]
Price: $150.00
 
London Dock-Labourers' Strike - Mass Meeting Will Be Held Tonight
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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
Monterrey: Strike Committee, ca.1930's. An original broadside calling for a labor strike at the Gran Hotel Ancira in Monterrey, Mexico. The Hotel Ancira, which opened in 1912, was owned by capitalist Jose Torrellardona. An elegant, neo-classical building, the hotel is one of the oldest in Monterrey, famously used as Pancho...
[Item #17263]
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Strike Broadside: Meeting - Gran Hotel Ancira - Monterrey, Mexico (ca.1930's)
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Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
Chautauqua: The Chautauqua Press, 1921. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 392, (2)pp. Mild cover soil, else a tight, VG copy, with text free of markings or wear; lacking the dustwrapper. In the "Chautauqua Home Reading" series.
[Item #24761]
Price: $25.00
 
Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and Industrial Union
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Beet Sugar
Philadelphia: Works Progress Administration, National Research Project in cooperation with National Bureau of Economic Research, 1938. First Edition. Quarto (25.5cm.); original blue laminated printed wrappers; xxiv,190pp.; illus. Some bubbling to lamination, wrappers rather worn from handling, else About Very Good. Forms part of the series Productivity and Employment in Selected...
[Item #25846]
Price: $50.00
 
Beet Sugar
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Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955
New York: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original terracotta pictorial wrappers (minor soiling); lx,180pp.; text in double column. General wear from handling, interior about fine. Near Very Good overall. Proceedings, attendance, and directory from the AFL-CIO's first biennial convention.
[Item #25456]
Price: $25.00
 
Report of the 1st Constitutional Convention Proceedings, New York, N.Y., December 5-8, 1955
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The Negro Worker - Vol.2, No.3 (March, 1932)
Hamburg, Germany: International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers, 1932. Early issue of this journal published by the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers. Formed in July, 1930 at an international conference in Hamburg, the Committee was a class organization focussed on organizing and leading the fight in the...
[Item #28774]
Price: $150.00
 
The Negro Worker - Vol.2, No.3 (March, 1932)
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Bulletin [Collection of 13 issues]
Chicago: AWIU, 1924-1925. First Edition. One of the countless newsletters issued by local branches of the IWW, this addressing the Midwestern and mid-Pacific agricultural workers, published under the banner "An Injury to One Is the Concern of All." Contents include articles ("Berry Picking Comfort Or Misery: Which?"), national (and Canadian)...
[Item #27551]
Price: $1,250.00
 
Bulletin [Collection of 13 issues]
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John L. Lewis: An Unauthorized Biography
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1949]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original brown cloth lettered in silver; xi,[1],387pp.; photographic frontispiece, 14 leaves of photographs printed on rectos and versos. Offsetting from removed newsclipping to front endpapers, manuscript date "12/6/49" to title page, else Fine. Biography of Lewis, who served as President...
[Item #28797]
Price: $25.00
 
John L. Lewis: An Unauthorized Biography
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Reveille for Radicals
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1946. Second Printing. At the time of its publication, Jacques Maritain called Reveille for Radicals an "epoch-making" book, and time has only reinforced the enduring importance of Alinsky's work. Based upon Alinsky's own experiences in Chicago's "Back of the Yards" district during the waning years...
[Item #28798]
Price: $100.00
 
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Rules For Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals [Review Copy]
New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Published shortly before Alinsky's death, Rules For Radicals was an updated version of his "epoch-making" 1946 book Reveille For Radicals. Alinsky's goal for Rules was to create a guide for future community organizers to use in uniting low-income communities, or "Have-Nots," in order...
[Item #25885]
Price: $500.00
 
Rules For Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals [Review Copy]
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Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It
Peking: New World Press, [1955]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original linen-backed photo-illustrated boards, spine lettered in bright blue; 109pp.; 15 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Minor edge wear, else Very Good. Photographic account of the 1954 floods, which killed approximately 33,000.
[Item #28907]
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Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It
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A Reply to the Open Letter of Dr. Hendin [cover title]
[New York: Socialist Party, Local New York, n.d., ca. 1935]. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); bifolium. Previous folds, else Very Good or better. Letter addressed to Members of the Socialist Leagues by Party Secretary and leader of the Militants Jack Altman regarding the election of Louis Hendin as chairman of the...
[Item #26516]
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A Reply to the Open Letter of Dr. Hendin [cover title]
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Report of the General Executive Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America to the Sixth Biennial Convention
Philadelphia: 1924. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original drab printed wrappers; 340,[4],cxivpp.; plain photographic folding plate of the attendees of the convention. Wrapper edges quite rubbed with a few shallow losses not affecting text; textblock shaken and starting to separate from wrappers; still, about Very Good. At head of upper cover...
[Item #23240]
Price: $75.00
 
Report of the General Executive Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America to the Sixth Biennial Convention
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The Book of the Amalgamated of New York, 1914-1940. Presented to the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Convention of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
New York: Amalgamated Joint Boards and Local Unions in New York, 1940. First Edition. Slim folio (31cm.); original green cloth-backed pictorial linen (ink redaction to upper cover) embossed in dark green and silver; 127,[1]pp.; plain photographic frontispiece, cartoon endpapers by Frank Hanley; illus., including portrait photographs by Lewis W. Hine...
[Item #24960]
Price: $50.00
 
The Book of the Amalgamated of New York, 1914-1940. Presented to the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Convention of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
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Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive
Washington DC: Law Reporter Printing Company, 1910-1911. First Edition. Thick octavo (23cm.); original olive cloth, spine lettered in gilt, olive endpapers; xx,361;xxi,[1],378pp.; tables, text in double column. Minor wear to extremities, corners a bit bumped, else Very Good and sound. Includes the text for A.F.L. President Samuel Gomper's opening reports...
[Item #24175]
Price: $200.00
 
Report of the Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Held at St. Louis, Missouri, November 14 to 26, Inclusive [WITH] Report of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Convention...Held at Atlanta, Georgia, November 13 to 25, Inclusive
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Proceedings of the Second Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO. Volume I: Daily Proceedings ; Volume II: Report and Supplemental Reports of the Executive Council. Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 5-12, 1957
[Washington, D.C.]: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1957. First Edition. 2 volumes, octavo (21.5cm.); original white pictorial card wrappers; iii,[1],619; viii,600pp.; illus. A bit worn from handling, some faint dust-soiling, mostly to spines, else a Very Good set. Biennial proceedings; the first of these Conventions was...
[Item #26230]
Price: $30.00
 
Proceedings of the Second Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO. Volume I: Daily Proceedings ; Volume II: Report and Supplemental Reports of the Executive Council. Atlantic City, New Jersey, December 5-12, 1957
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Films for Labor
Washington DC: AFL - Department of Education, 1955. Uncommon trade catalogue, issued annually by the A.F. of L. beginning in 1951 (this is the fourth annual issue), advertising films and filmstrips for use at union meetings and organizing rallies. Subjects range from pedagogical and training shorts, to strike documentaries, to...
[Item #25254]
Price: $125.00
 
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Samuel Gompers - Champion of the Toiling Masses
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1935. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 376pp; frontis. portr. Tight, clean, VG or better copy in original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at margins but still clean and attractive; VG. Sympathetic biography of the long-time leader of the AFL.
[Item #16305]
Price: $40.00
 
Samuel Gompers - Champion of the Toiling Masses
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original blue pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28371]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
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Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
New Westminster, B.C. Solidarity Press, n.d., ca. 1969. First Edition. Quarto (27.75cm.); original yellow pictorial staplebound self-wrappers; 8pp.; illus., mimeographed text printed on blue, white, and yellow stock. About Fine. Presumably not the first issue of this anarchist periodical, though no edition is stated. Includes contributions by George Metesky, J....
[Item #28372]
Price: $75.00
 
Solidarity Magazine: Journal of Libertarian Socialism and Official Organ of the Great Conspiracy [drop title]
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Madri d'Italia! per Augusto Masetti
Lynn, MA: Tipografia della Cronaca Sovversiva, 1913. First Edition. A plea for the release of Augusto Masetti, an Italian soldier in the Libyan campaign who assassinated his colonel during a long-winded rallying of the troops. Masetti is reputed to have shouted: "Down with the War! Long Live Anarchy!" while committing...
[Item #14108]
Price: $200.00
 
Madri d'Italia! per Augusto Masetti
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Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite Strike of 1934
1934. Rare vernacular views of one of the key disputes in American labor history. The Toledo Auto-Lite Strike (April-June, 1934) marked a key victory for the American Federation of Labor and led to widespread unionization in the auto industry. It was also one of the bloodiest labor diputes of the...
[Item #21736]
Price: $500.00
 
Five original amateur black-and-white photographs of the so-called "Battle of Toledo," during the Toledo Auto-Lite Strike of 1934
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Report to the President on the Anthracite Coal Strike of May-October, 1902, by the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1903. First Edition. Official report of Theodore Roosevelt's independent Commission, appointed "at the request of both the operators and of the miners" in October 1902 to investigate the causes of the Great Anthracite Strike of that year. The Commission's report marked an important mileston in...
[Item #17337]
Price: $40.00
 
Report to the President on the Anthracite Coal Strike of May-October, 1902, by the Anthracite Coal Strike Commission
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Labor Monopolies - Or Freedom
New York: Committee for Constitutional Government, 1946. First Edition. Anti-labor propaganda by a private industry group. Illustrated with a few halftones documenting atrocities committed by union picketers and organizers. 12mo. Pictorial wrappers; 166pp; illus. Mild external wear; paper slightly tanned; else a tight, unmarked, VG copy.
[Item #16328]
Price: $15.00
 
Labor Monopolies - Or Freedom
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The Labor Spy Racket
New York: Modern Age, [1937]. First Edition. Review of testimony from the La Folette Committee investigation on anti-labor and strikebreaking activities in American industry, 1935-7. Issued in Modern Age's inexpensive "Red Seal" paperback series; copies in dustwrapper are uncommon and this is a striking jacket indeed, with a strong industrial...
[Item #27302]
Price: $25.00
 
The Labor Spy Racket


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